Growing popularity of the Push Present

PresentSometimes referred to as “push gifts” or “baby bauble” a push present is a gift, most often of jewellery, that a new father gives to a new mother when she delivers their child. The gift is a sentiment of appreciation to the wife for working so hard and carrying the child for nine months and for “pushing” through all the pain that came with bringing this new life into the world.  This growing trend (more…)

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5.30ct Fancy Deep Blue Diamond At Auction

Blue DiamondAn exquisite blue diamond ring will lead Bonham’s Fine Jewelry auction on April 24th. The ring dates back to circa 1965, and features a cushion-shaped, fancy deep blue of 5.30 carats set horizontally in a platinum and diamond setting. This masterpiece was crafted by the renowned Italian jeweler Bulgari, whose creations were the epitome of innovation and high-fashion in the 1960’s. It is estimated to (more…)

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Rare Red Diamond Leads Christie’s December Auction

Red DiamondJust in time for the holiday season, Christie’s is headlined their Magnificent Jewels sale on December 10th with red and green colors. Everyone’s eyes will be on a 3.15 carat round brilliant fancy reddish orange diamond, estimated at $700,000 – $1.2 million.

True red diamonds are the crème de la crème of diamonds – the least naturally occurring color, which means it demands a very high premium. (more…)

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Stone Setting Styles

RingSo much goes into an engagement ring, different styles and stones and metals, that you can be overwhelmed by all the choices available. The best thing to do is take it one step at a time. If you already have a stone in mind, this will be a good place to start.

The stone setting is an integral part of any ring design as it will help showcase the main stone and lend character to the ring. All other (more…)

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Blake Lively’s Stunning Pink Diamond Engagement Ring

Ryan And BlakeHollywood’s sweetheart couple, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, have been on a whirlwind romantic adventure after meeting each other on the set of The Green Lantern in April 2011. The two have been inseparable ever since, seen together in lavish vacation spots around the world and even to Reynolds’ hometown: Vancouver, Canada, where Lively spent the winter holidays with his family. Reynolds proposed (more…)

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Kate Bosworth Tweets Engagement Ring!

Kate BosworthActress and model Kate Bosworth revealed her engagement to director boyfriend Michael Polish by casually referring to him as her ‘fiance’ in a blog post for Vogue a few weeks ago. The couple started dating earlier this year and Michael proposed during a recent trip to South Korea. Following the big news, fans were surprised to see Kate sport a plain gold band on her ring finger in place of a typical (more…)

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Promise Rings

Promise RingPromise rings are an age old tradition of exchanging rings with a loved one to show your commitment to each other. The ring symbolizes a promise between two people. This promise is commonly for a future wedding or engagement, but can also be for friendship, purity or religion.Promise Ring

These rings date all the way back to the late 16th century. In this time period, when a man intended to get married but (more…)

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